Tag: Mo Abudu

Edwin OkoloFebruary 18, 2020

Castle & Castle moving to Netflix marks a shift in streaming for Ebony Life

You’ve probably already heard about it from the grapevine, but two years after Genevieve Nnaji’s Lionheart broke the mold for ...

Dayo Taiwo-SidiqFebruary 4, 2020

Mo Abudu delivers keynote address at The Event Xperience Africa 2020

Mo Abudu, the chief executive officer of EbonyLifeTV delivered the keynote address at the second edition of The Event Xperience ...

Dayo Taiwo-SidiqNovember 27, 2019

Mo Abudu becomes first African to chair 47th International Emmy Awards Gala

Last night in New York City, Mo Abudu, CEO of EbonyLife Media, chaired the 47th International Emmy Awards Gala. She ...

Wilfred OkicheOctober 19, 2019

Profile: Funke Akindele-Bello is the queen of all media. In case you didn’t notice

For four straight years now, Ebony Life Films has been champion of the end of year box office. From Fifty ...

SponsorAugust 7, 2019

Trust no one and believe nothing – Behind the mystery and glam of The Set Up Movie Premiere at Filmhouse Cinemas

It was a night of glamour, mystery and drama as celebrities and influencers strutted their stuff at the premiere of the ...

Bernard DayoAugust 6, 2019

5 Things that Should Matter Today: Funke Akindele’s directorial debut ”Your Excellency” is a political comedy driven by social media

Funke Akindele will make her directorial debut in collaboration with EbonyLife Films, a political comedy titled Your Excellency and driven ...

Bernard DayoJune 25, 2019

The Late 5: Mo Abudu and Wole Soyinka finally react to ”airplane seat” saga; Osinbajo says kidnap cases in Nigeria are exaggerated | Other stories

Here are the stories that drove conversation today: Mo Abudu and Wole Soyinka finally react to ”airplane seat” saga Till ...

Bernard DayoJune 19, 2019

Mo Abudu has been announced as Chair of the 47th International Emmy Awards Gala

We reported back in February that EbonyLife TV founder and CEO Mo Abudu had been given a gold membership directors’ ...

Bernard DayoApril 11, 2019

We are over the moon that Mo Abudu has emerged as the first African to win the Médailles d’Honneur Award

The prestigious MIPTV Médailles d’Honneur is awarded to senior executives who have, through their talent, leadership, and passion made a ...

Bernard DayoMarch 7, 2019

Brace yourselves because ‘Chief Daddy’ is coming to Netflix this month

Netflix has just acquired Chief Daddy, the 2018 star-studded comedy drama from EbonyLife Films, which, I believe, is still showing ...

Bernard DayoFebruary 19, 2019

Mo Abudu has received a gold membership directors’ card ahead of the 2019 Emmy Awards

EbonyLife boss and media entrepreneur Mo Abudu has now been given a gold membership directors’ card by the International Academy ...

SponsorJanuary 22, 2019

Atiku Abubakar named DAAR awards ‘Man of the year’

As Tuface Idibia, Alibaba, Dele Momodu and ‘Zebrudaya’ are duly recognized for their lifetime contributions to music, media and nollywood ...

SponsorJanuary 14, 2019

DAAR Communications Plc recognises key industry players at 3rd DAAR Awards

And in a run up to the presidential elections: Atiku goes head to head against President Buhari and Aliko Dangote ...

Bernard DayoDecember 22, 2018

Mo Abudu appointed as director of International Academy of Television, Arts & Sciences

In another big swing for media mogul and EbonyLife boss Mo Abudu, the International Academy of Television, Arts & Sciences ...

Bernard DayoJune 13, 2018

Mo Abudu is adapting Wole Soyinka’s “Death and King’s Horseman” into film

Two months ago, CEO of Ebonylife Mo Abudu did a Skype interview with CNN’s Isha Sesay over her studo’s partnership ...

Bernard DayoApril 13, 2018

Sony and EbonyLife are making a series on the Dahomey female warriors and we have questions

On March 29, 2018, Variety reported on the partnership between Sony Pictures Television and EbonyLife for the purpose of making ...

Bernard DayoFebruary 23, 2018

[The Media Blog] Vimbai Mutinhiri is replacing Toke Makinwa on “Moments” and the Game of Musical Chairs Continues

It appears Moments on EbonyLife TV will be having a new co-host. According to these reports from Pulse and The ...

SponsorFebruary 9, 2018

Audience fall in love with Royal Hibiscus Hotel at delightful Lagos premiere

EbonyLife Films, producers of Fifty, The Wedding Party and The Wedding Party 2, debuted its new romantic comedy, The Royal ...

Bernard DayoJanuary 25, 2018

[The Film Blog] “The Wedding Party 2” is now the Highest Grossing Nollywood Film Ever but Where are the Receipts?

Before the cinema-wide premiere of The Wedding Party: Destination Dubai in Nigeria, I wrote about the untold appeal of The ...

ToluOctober 12, 2017

Entertainment Roundup: Mo Abudu listed as one of the 25 Most Powerful Women in Global Television; “Lies everywhere”, Davido reacts to new reports on Tagbo | More stories

Here’s everything you missed in entertainment yesterday and others that unraveled while you slept – and are still buzzing this ...

RoqeebahAugust 15, 2017

EbonyLife Films lands third major international festival premiere with The Royal Hibiscus Hotel

We won’t forget in a hurry, the record-breaking EbonyLife film, The Wedding Party. From being chosen for screening at the ...

Oluwatosin AdeshokanJuly 22, 2017

[The Film Blog] EbonyLife TV is making a film about Black Germans in Nazi Germany

Mo Abudu’s EbonyLife TV is making a film about The fate of Afro Germans under Nazis. Before the Nazi party gained ...

Op-ed EditorJuly 10, 2017

The Media Blog: So, basically, this stupid ThisDay story blames ‘feminism’ for Ireti Doyle’s marital issues

You have to read the stupidity to believe it. They even blame Mo Abudu for giving Ireti Doyle new roles. ...

ToluJuly 7, 2017

EbonyLife at 4: The life and times of Africa’s first black entertainment network

When Ebonylife TV went live in mid 2013, it sought to be the global network for premium African entertainment. It ...

Op-ed EditorJune 2, 2017

The Media Blog: Why we are rooting for Mo Abudu and Jason Njoku– and you should too

Think about it. Think about just how many people have been investing in film since Mo Abudu and AY showed ...

Op-ed EditorMay 31, 2017

The Film Blog: You’ve heard about the film festival EbonyLife is hosting, abi?

As part of its pivot towards more drama, EbonyLife TV is celebrating its fourth year anniversary with a free film ...

EzinneMay 27, 2017

Today’s Noisemakers: Donald Trump, Melania Trump, Osinbajo + Arsenal fans can’t believe their good fortune

Every day on the Nigerian internet, there are people who keep our eyes glued to our phone screens as we ...

ToluMay 3, 2017

“The biggest secret I’ve had to keep in my life” | Celebrities react to Banky W and Adesua Etomi’s engagement news

No lies or pretence! This is the best news Nigerians have received since Anthony Joshua knocked out Wladimir Klitschko to ...

Op-ed EditorApril 14, 2017

Today’s Noisemakers: Omojuwa, Mo Abudu and others

Every day, there are people who keep our eyes glued to our phone screens as we read their rants, opinions, ...

Op-ed EditorApril 1, 2017

Opinion: The Wedding Party- Kemi Adetiba’s interpretation of owanbe

by Samuel Osho In the most populous black nation in the world, all the forces of nature acquiesce to stimulate ...

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